A National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Site is an approved health care facility that provides healthcare to populations residing in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). Today’s map of the day is a heat density map which shows the total number of tribal health facility sites health providers can work at to have some of their student loans forgiven. From the map we can see highly concentrated areas in states such as, Oklahoma, California, and Washington.
Source: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Data Warehouse. Accessed on 10/11/2017 https://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/tools/DataPortalResults.aspx
National Community Mapping Institute
Health Disparities Research Center of Excellence
Meharry Medical College